Topic: Fishing and Boating

Victorian First To Create Six New Native Fisheries

In a Victorian first, 120,000 golden perch have been stocked into the Malmsbury, Coliban, Lauriston, Tullaroop and Barkers Creek Reservoirs and Lake Bellfield to improve native fishing opportunities thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Lauriston Reservoir has also been stocked with 25,000 large Murray cod fingerlings weighing 5 grams each. This stocking plan is a […]

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Native Fish Stocking Record Broken At Lake Eildon

More than 714,000 native fish have been released into Lake Eildon this summer, setting a new stocking record for this iconic Victorian waterway which is so popular with freshwater anglers. The new record consists of 300,500 golden perch fingerlings and 413,900 Murray cod, many of which were grown at the Victorian Fisheries Authority‚Äôs Snobs Creek […]

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New Murray Cod Fishing Opportunities At Karkarook Lake

Victorians will have more fishing opportunities after Karkarook Lake was stocked for the first time with Murray cod and golden perch, thanks to Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Fishing and Boating Jaala Pulford joined school kids and anglers to release 50 Murray cod averaging 40cm and 600g, and 200 golden perch averaging 30cm and weighing […]

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Get Your Kids Fishing In Horsham This March

Families looking for fun on the March long weekend need look no further, thanks to the return of VicFishKids in 2019 with a free event on the Wimmera River at Horsham on 9 March. Fun and free events like VicFishKids help get more youngsters active outdoors and are just one part of the Andrews Labor […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Fishing and Boating